Swim Team

WAVE RYEDERS

swimAges 5-18
Rye Y Swim team participants develop swimming skills, physical fitness and positive attitudes. Team competes in local meets matched to age/ ability level. Membership and tryouts required. Wave Ryeders have the option of competing in USA Swimming Meets.

We also offer an inclusive pre-team, for ages 5-9 and a practice team for ages 10-16. Both programs are for children with and without special needs to learn together.

2021-22 Details

Swimmers from the 2020/2021 season will not have to tryout. All other swimmers will need to tryout.

Tryout Schedule:

Pre register for tryouts using the following link, Swim Team Tryout Registration. Please make sure to arrive 5 minutes prior to your scheduled tryout time in order to check in. Please come prepared to swim with a swimsuit, swim cap, goggles, and towel.

  Wednesday, Sept. 8 Thursday, Sept. 9 Friday, Sept. 10
Pre-Team (6-10yrs) 5:00-6:00pm   5:00-6:00pm
Practice Team (11-18yrs) 5:00-6:00pm   5:00-6:00pm
Competitive (6-18yrs) 6:00-7:00pm 6:00-8:00pm 6:00-7:00pm

 

As a general reference:

Pre team swimmers should be able to swim at least 1 full lap (25 yards) of front crawl, breathing to the side every breath and at least 1 full lap (25 yards) of backstroke.

Practice team swimmers should be able to swim at least 2 full laps (50 yards) of freestyle with rotary breathing and at least 2 full laps (50 yards) of backstroke.

Squad 1 (ages 6-8) swimmers should be able to swim at least 1 full lap (25 yards) of freestyle with rotary breathing and at least 1 full lap (25 yards) of backstroke.

Squad 2 (ages 9-10) swimmers should be able to swim at least 2 full laps (50 yards) of freestyle with rotary breathing and at least 2 full laps (50 yards) of backstroke. Should have basic knowledge of breaststroke and butterfly.

Squad 3 (ages 11-12) swimmers should be able to swim at least 2 full laps (50 yards) of freestyle with rotary breathing and at least 2 full laps (50 yards) of backstroke. Should be able to swim at least 1 full lap (25 yards) of breaststroke and 1 full lap (25 yards) of butterfly.

Squad 4 (ages 13-18) All strokes should be legal. Swimmers should be able to swim at least 4 full laps (100 yards) of freestyle and breaststroke. Should be able to swim at least 2s full laps (50yards) of breaststroke and 2 full laps (50 yards) of butterfly.

Tentative Practice Schedule – changes may be made to this schedule. Schedule finalized by Sept. 1

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Pre

Ages 6-10

Brookside

3:40-4:25

Brookside

3:40-4:25

Practice

Ages 11-18

Brookside

4:30-5:15

Brookside

4:30-5:15

Squad 1

Ages 6-8

Brookside

4:00-4:55

Pa Cope

6:10-7:00

Pa Cope

6:10-7:00

Squad 2

Ages 9-10

Brookside

4:00-4:55

Pa Cope

7:05-8:00

Pa Cope

7:05-8:00

Squad 3

Ages 11-12

Brookside

5:00-6:00

Brookside

5:20-6:25

Brookside

5:20-6:25

Brookside

6:00-7:00

Squad 4

Ages 13-18

Brookside

5:00-6:00

Brookside

6:30-8:00

Brookside

6:30-8:00

Brookside

7:00-8:00

Competitive swimmers 10 and under required two weekly practices, 11 and up required three weekly practices. All practice times listed are in the PM hours unless otherwise indicated with AM next to time.

Swim team email: ryewaveryeders@gmail.com